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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Queen Victoria and Princess Louise, Windsor Castle Mar 1862

Albumen print | 19.7 x 15.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2900544

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Photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) seated, facing three-quarters to the right, looking down at a picture of Prince Albert (1819-61), who had died the year before. She holds the picture on her lap with her left hand. She places her right arm around Princess Louise's (1848-1939) shoulders. Princess Louise kneels by her mother's side, also looking at picture. There is a bust of Prince Albert in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • 19.7 x 15.2 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Queen Victoria and Princess Louise, Windsor Castle, 1862 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs